Mars

From Windows 98 to Mars 2022: A major upgrade for the 19-year-old Martian water observer

The artist’s impression of the Mars Express. The background is based on an actual image of Mars taken with a high-resolution stereo camera of the spacecraft. Credits: Image of the spacecraft: ESA / ATG medialab; Mars: ESA / DLR / FU Berlin, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO MARSIS instrument at the European Space Agency Mars Mars …

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Signs in the soil of Mars indicate living conditions over a long period of time

Is there life on Mars? Has it ever been? This is one of the biggest questions we have about our planetary neighbor; now, research points to one particular part of the red planet that could have been able to shelter life several times over billions of years. Through a thorough study of images taken by …

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Bizarre ‘polygons’ shoot across the surface of Mars

It’s spring on Mars and the mysterious polygons are in bloom, a new image from the High Resolution Imaging Experiment (HIRISE) orbital camera shows. Taken on March 30, 2022, the image reveals a tick of white zigzags shooting across Martian soil at high latitudes, with occasional splashes of black and blue fog between them. Zigzags …

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